The discharge of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” has been delayed once more, this time to 2021, due to the consequences of COVID-19 on the theatrical enterprise.
MGM, Common and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, mentioned on Twitter on Friday that the 25th installment within the franchise will now open globally on April 2, 2021.
“No Time To Die” was initially purported to open in April 2020 however was pushed again to Nov. 12 within the U.Ok. and Nov. 20 within the U.S. It was one of many first Hollywood movies to desert its launch earlier than cinemas within the U.S. shut down in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. The movie from director Cary Joji Fukunaga stars Daniel Craig as 007, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch and Ana de Armas.
Different main studios have made comparable selections over the previous few weeks.
Cinemas stay closed in New York and Los Angeles, two of North America’s largest markets.
Ticket gross sales for Warner Bros.’ “Tenet,” the primary blockbuster to open in theaters worldwide after months of coronavirus-related closures, haven’t been as robust as hoped for within the U.S.
The Walt Disney Co. final week delayed the deliberate 2020 releases of a handful of main motion pictures till 2021.
They embody Marvel’s “Black Widow” and Steven Spielberg’s “West Aspect Story.” Common Footage delayed “Candyman” to subsequent 12 months.
Some main releases are nonetheless deliberate for 2020. They embody “Surprise Girl 1984,” which was pushed again to Christmas after a number of delays and Kenneth Branagh’s thriller “Loss of life on the Nile.” It’s now set for Dec. 18.
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